The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide Tools and Techniques to Hit the Trail (2nd Edition)

The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide: Tools and Techniques to Hit the Trail (2nd Edition)
English | Size: 200.49 MB
Category: Tutorial

Whether you’re a first-time backpacker, an occasional weekend warrior, or a seasoned long-distance trekker, this guide is a must for any backpacking, hiking, or camping trip. Supreme long-distance hiker Andrew Skurka-accomplished adventure athlete, speaker, guide, and writer-shares his knowledge in this essential guide to backpacking gear and skills. Skurka recounts what he’s learned from more than 30,000 miles of long-distance hikes, including the Appalachian, Pacific Crest, and Continental Divide Trails, and the 4,700-mile Alaska-Yukon Expedition. [Read more…]

Jane Bryant – How to Make Your Money Last The Indispensable Retirement Guide

Jane Bryant – How to Make Your Money Last: The Indispensable Retirement Guide
English | Size: 346.62 MB
Category: Money Management / Taxes

Turn your retirement savings into a steady paycheck that will last for life with Jane Bryant Quinn’s “‘how to’ book that covers every phase of retirement finance. Bottom line, anyone on the retirement track or in retirement should own this book” (Huffington Post). [Read more…]

Practical Guide for Oracle SQL, T-SQL and MySQL – Preston Zhang

Practical Guide for Oracle SQL, T-SQL and MySQL – Preston Zhang
English | Size: 16.55 MB
Category: Programming | Storage | others

SQL is a widely used to access most databases, therefore database developers and system administrators should be familiar with it. This hands-on SQL book will help beginner and intermediate users to write queries that apply complex conditions on a table. The book’s unique side by side approach makes it easy for the reader to learn three major query languages in the IT industry. The author has over 20 years of experience in database design. [Read more…]

Digital Tuto​rs Artist Guide to Mudbox 2011

Digital Tuto​rs Artist Guide to Mudbox 2011
English | Size: 1.42 GB
Category: Tutorial

This collection of videos created by Digital Tutors introduces new users to the features of Mudbox 2011 and takes them through the steps of creating a model from the initial sculpting and texturing, to painting, lighting and exporting to animation software.
0.Introduction and Project Overview
1.Getting Started with Mudbox
2.Sculpting Basics
3.Working with Sculpt Layers
4.Using Vector Displacement Maps
5.Materials and Texture Basics [Read more…]

Head First Learn to Code. A Learner’s Guide to Coding and Computational Thinking – Eric Freeman

Head First Learn to Code. A Learner’s Guide to Coding and Computational Thinking – Eric Freeman
English | Size: 244.41 MB
Category: Programming

It’s no secret the world around you is becoming more connected, more configurable, more programmable, more computational. You can remain a passive participant, or you can learn to code. With Head First Learn to Code you’ll learn how to think computationally and how to write code to make your computer, mobile device, or anything with a CPU do things for you. Using the Python programming language, you’ll learn step by step the core concepts of programming as well as many fundamental topics from computer science, such as data structures, storage, abstraction, recursion, and modularity. [Read more…]

SAP Performance Optimization Guide Analyzing and Tuning SAP Systems, 7th Edition

SAP Performance Optimization Guide Analyzing and Tuning SAP Systems, 7th Edition
English | Size: 224.93 MB
Category: CBTs

In today’s high-stakes business environment, system performance is the king of the jungle. From system and load distribution, to memory management, to buffering and locks, you know there are many pitfalls to avoid. Up to date for SAP NetWeaver 7.3, this authoritative guide to analysis and tuning offers the practical tips and real-world examples to reach your tuning potential day in and day out. Anticipate, identify, analyze, and solve performance problems to keep your SAP system on top.
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Learning Blender A Hands-On Guide to Creating 3D Animated Characters

Learning Blender A Hands-On Guide to Creating 3D Animated Characters
English | Size: 14.9MB
Category: Tutorial

Focusing on Blender 2.71 and above, 3D-professional Oliver Villar explains all the basics, including Blender’s interface, controls, and how to manipulate objects. Once you’ve mastered the fundamentals, you’ll follow a realistic 3D workflow through a complete project. [Read more…]

The Complete Guide to Property Investment

The Complete Guide to Property Investment
English | Size: 185.21 MB
Category: Books

Stop procrastinating and become financially free, by building asset-based wealth and creating passive income.
The Wealth Dragon Way: The Why, the When and the How to Become Financially Free is a practical guide to becoming financially free through building asset-based wealth and creating passive income. Part motivational, part informational, this guide will change your whole perspective on wealth and your personal growth potential. The book discusses both moral and monetary wealth, and looks at how we are easily misled and influenced by media-driven myths surrounding money, debunking notions such as the idea that there is no truly moral way to become wealthy, or the belief that the state will provide for us in retirement, and more. You’ll discover new truths surrounding the subject of wealth, and get to the root of your own procrastination over planning for your financial future. You will learn how to tackle your fears and overcome the issues holding you back. You will also read real-life examples of how two property entrepreneurs built their significant portfolios using alternative strategies such as using lease options, and structuring and securing deals at below market value. Along the way, you’ll learn what it means to become a Wealth Dragon, and the key principles to live by if you’re ready to work towards achieving real financial freedom. [Read more…]

O’Reilly – The Browser Hacker’s Guide to Instantly Loading Everything

O’Reilly – The Browser Hacker’s Guide to Instantly Loading Everything
English | Size: 394.63 MB
Category: CBTs

Venture deep into the belly of the browser to uncover the secret to instantly loading anything-backed by data. Addy Osmani explains how to use preload, prefetch, preconnect, HTTP/2 server push, service workers, and more and how to ship JavaScript bundles on mobile that don’t break the bank as he shares data-driven techniques and performance patterns for efficiently loading content instantly. [Read more…]

Dr. Bernie Siegel – The Beginner’s Guide to Humor and Healing

Dr. Bernie Siegel – The Beginner’s Guide to Humor and Healing
English | Size: 35.63 MB
Category: Psychology / Body Language

When Dr. Bernie Siegel tells a joke, it s not only funny, it’s good medicine. Now this pioneering physician and author of the New York Times bestseller Love, Medicine, and Miracles uplifts our hearts and tickles our funny bones once more, with The Beginner’s Guide to Humor and Healing.
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